Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Professor of Statistics and Public Health



+44 (0)20 7594 5029s.bhatt




G32ASt Mary's Research BuildingSt Mary's Campus





I am a Professor of Statistics and Public Health at Imperial College London and a Professor of Machine Learning and Public Health at the University of Copenhagen. My group focuses on mathematical, statistical and computer science tools to answer questions about human health.



Brizzi A, Whittaker C, Servo LMS, et al., 2022, Spatial and temporal fluctuations in COVID-19 fatality rates in Brazilian hospitals (May, 10.1038/s41591-022-01807-1, 2022), Nature Medicine, ISSN:1078-8956

Bager P, Wohlfahrt J, Bhatt S, et al., 2022, Risk of hospitalisation associated with infection with SARS-CoV-2 omicron variant versus delta variant in Denmark: an observational cohort study., Lancet Infect Dis, Vol:22, Pages:967-976

Semenova E, Xu Y, Howes A, et al., 2022, PriorVAE: encoding spatial priors with variational autoencoders for small-area estimation., Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol:19, ISSN:1742-5662, Pages:1-11

Leech G, Rogers-Smith C, Monrad JT, et al., 2022, Mask wearing in community settings reduces SARS-CoV-2 transmission., Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, Vol:119

Flaxman S, Whittaker C, Semenova E, et al., 2022, Covid-19 is a leading cause of death in children and young people ages 0-19 years in the United States

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